Kibble meaning

kĭbəl
An iron bucket used in wells or mines for hoisting water, ore, or refuse to the surface.
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To crush or grind (grain, for example) coarsely.
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Pellets made of ground meal, meat, or other ingredients, used especially for pet food.
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To grind or form into coarse particles or bits.
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Meal, prepared dog food, etc. in this form.
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Something that has been kibbled, especially grain for use as animal feed.
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An iron bucket used in mines for hoisting anything to the surface.
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Kibbled oats.

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Origin of kibble

  • Probably from German Kübel pail from Middle High German from Old High German -chublī (in miluhchublī milk pail) from Vulgar Latin cupia from Latin cūpa vat

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • German Kübel (“pail”), from Middle High German, from Old High German -chublī (in miluhchublī (“milk pail”)), from Vulgar Latin *cupia, from Latin cūpa.

    From Wiktionary

  • Unknown; verb sense c. 1790, Shropshire dialect, perhaps variant of chip.

    From Wiktionary